The all time Bafana Bafana leading goal scorer, worked with De Sa at Pirates as his coach during the 2012/13 season. Which also marked his last season as a professional footballer.
After McCarthy left Pirates De Sa guided Pirates to the 2013 Champions League final, with Cape Town City coach Eric Tinkle being his assistant coach. They were convincingly beaten by Egyptian giants Al Ahly.
McCarthy who was responding to a supporter on Twitter, feels De Sa and Tinkler destabilized the Pirates team. His former teammate Moeneeb Josephs. Explain how the two dismantled the Pirates team.
Its was like they were sent to dimantle the progress and with success May i add . Took away the feeling of no fear and invincibility that flowed throughout the team, its still hurt to this day, Josephs wrote on his Twitter account.
Both Josephs and McCarthy were part of Orlando Pirates team, that dominated South African football winning a treble under coach Augusto Palacios. But the club struggled at the start of the following season and Palacios was replaced by De Sa as the team new coach.
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